The Doctors' Plague: Germs, Childbed Fever, And The Strange Story Of Ignac Semmelweis (Great Discoveries)

  • Publish Date: 2003-10
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Sherwin B. Nuland
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An analysis of nineteenth-century Viennese doctor Ignac Semmelweis's reforms of the medical establishment describes his discovery of the correlation between hand washing and reduced infection, recounting how his early work contributed to the subsequent establishment of germ theory. 30,000 first printing.

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